This program is designed for professional care-providers who offer clinical and counselling services for trauma survivors or wish to gain the skills to do so. This skills-based program provides participants with a comprehensive framework for survivor needs, assessment / evaluation, and treatment through the trauma recovery cycle as well as addressing care for the caregiver. This Program series provides theoretical knowledge, and practical skill-development opportunities that highlight "best practices" in trauma intervention.
Designed for care professionals who have a minimum of a Master’s degree completed or in progress, related to a clinical or counselling field OR a minimum of 4-years with a counselling mandate along with regular supervision.
Successful completion of the following courses is required to receive the CLINICAL TRAUMATOLOGIST Certificate of Completion: 1001 & 202 - 207.
*Before enrolling in course TI-206, participants must complete TI-1001, 202, 203, 204, 205 & 207. A blend of in-class and online courses is acceptable.
Both didactic and experiential, Early Intervention Field Traumatology explores the knowledge and skills needed to respond to the emotional trauma associated with natural or human-caused disasters and crisis. Topics include warning signs, recovery stages, fitting interventions to client needs, the new Educate, Assess and Refer (EAR) Field Trauma Response model, Reactions and Response to CBRN Terrorism, steps to lessen crisis impact, utilization of community resources for prevention and resolution. Compassion Fatigue risk factors, symptoms and prevention/self-care strategies and Emergency Site Management System will also be addressed. More Info
Overview of Assessment & Interventions covers clinical interventions, assessment approaches, research, theory and practical applications to help the traumatologist assist clients. Materials focus on how to conduct assessments/evaluations that might contribute to a professional diagnosis. Participants learn to distinguish between normal and distressed behaviour, handle cases with skill, and minimize negative impact upon the client and family. More Info
Develops understanding of the practical applications of trauma practice, research, and theory among individuals and communities affected by trauma. The course examines age, gender, race, culture, social class, systemic issues, community standards of care, and other factors that are important in designing and implementing programs to fit client needs with appropriate treatment. More Info
Explores clinical models of interventions for trauma survivor groups, including approaches with recovery and personal awareness components. Various types of program promotions and intake/admission procedures will be addressed. More Info
Offers a framework for participants to practice and demonstrate proficiency in clinical traumatology skills. The program is offered in a format designed to challenge and help participants grow into competent providers of care for traumatized individuals, families, organizations and communities. *Participants must complete courses TI-1001 & TI-202 to TI-207 in order to enrol in this course. More Info
The Compassion Fatigue Specialist Training (CFST) is an intensive two credit Compassion Fatigue resiliency program developed with the caring professional in mind. This course is designed to provide professionals with in-depth understanding of Compassion Fatigue & recovery interventions using the Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP, Gentry, Baranowsky & Dunning, 1997). More Info